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Janesville Police Department
Tuesday October 11th, 2022 :: 01:30 p.m. CDT


Theft of Law Enforcement Equipment

On October 11, 2022 the Janesville Police Department took the report of a theft of law enforcement equipment from a vehicle that was parked in front of a residence in the area of Birdsong Lane and Lapidary Lane. An employee of a non-local law enforcement agency said the theft occurred sometime between the evening of October 7, 2022 and the morning of October 11, 2022. There was no forced entry, so the vehicle must have been mistakenly left unlocked. The items stolen included:

  • (1) Olive drab (green) tactical vest with body armor
  • (1) Taser (yellow)
  • (1) Motorola Radio
  • (2) binoculars
  • (2) Glock magazines with 9mm ammunition
If anyone has information, witnessed suspicious people or have video from the area pertinent to this investigation please contact the Janesville Police Department at 608-755-3100, Rock County Communications Center at 608-757-2244, CrimeStoppers at 608-756-3636 or submit a tip on your smartphone using the P3 app.
Incident Number: JV2251249
Location: Birdsong Lane & Lapidary Lane
By: Sgt Dean Sukus
Date: October 11, 2022
Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Janesville Police Department
100 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-755-3100

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